Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
630 AM CDT FRI DEC 01 2017

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...THE ST CLOUD MN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE       NORMAL       PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE       RECORD       PERIOD    1894 TO 2017

              WEATHER      OBSERVED  NORMAL    DEPART    LAST YEARS
              VALUE        DATE(S)     VALUE   FROM      VALUE  DATE(S)
                                               NORMAL
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MONTHLY           REPORT    NOVEMBER    2017      STC     AIRPORT

TEMPS                        ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
AVERAGE       MAX             38.7      39.0      -0.3     COOLER    56   COLD
AVERAGE       MIN             21.2      21.7      -0.5     COOLER    54   COLD
MONTH         MEAN            30.0      30.4      -0.4     COOLER    58   COLD

DAILY         MAX              58 NOV-27-2017
DAILY         MIN               5 NOV-10-2017

HDD                          ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL         MONTH           1044      1040       4       COOLER   NEAR  NORM
TOTAL         SEASON          1766      1925      -159     WARMER    46   WARM

CDD                          ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
TOTAL         MONTH            0         0         0       NORMAL    N/A
TOTAL         ANNUAL          361       464       -103     COOLER    22   COLD

PRECIP                       ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART             RANK
MONTH         TOTAL           0.82      1.38     -0.56     DRIER     50   DRY
ANNUAL        TOTAL          29.76     26.91      2.85     WETTER    38   WET
DAILY         MAX             0.34       NOV-03-2017

SNW                          ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART             RANK
MONTH         TOTAL           5.7       8.4       -2.7     DRIER     31   DRY
SEASON        TOTAL           7.1       9.2       -2.1     DRIER    NEAR  NORM
DAILY         MAX             4.0 NOV-03-2017
MAX           DEPTH            4  NOV-04-2017

NOVEMBER      EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME       NOVEMBER     EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART               RANK
NOVEMBER      MAX          51.8      2001      12.8      WARMEST      1   WARM
NOVEMBER      MAX          24.9      1896      -14.1     COLDEST      1   COLD
NOVEMBER      MIN          31.7      2001      10.0      WARMEST      1   WARM
NOVEMBER      MIN          12.3      1976      -9.4      COLDEST      1   COLD
NOVEMBER      MEAN         41.8      2001      11.4      WARMEST      1   WARM
NOVEMBER      MEAN         18.7      1896      -11.7     COLDEST      1   COLD
NOVEMBER      HDD          690       2001      -350      WARMEST      1   WARM
NOVEMBER      HDD          1383      1896      343       COLDEST      1   COLD
NOVEMBER      CDD          0         NONE      RECORDED  WARMEST      1   WARM
NOVEMBER      CDD          0         NONE      RECORDED  COLDEST      1   COLD
NOVEMBER      PCP          4.16      1922      2.78      WETTEST      1   WET
NOVEMBER      PCP          0.00      1939      -1.38     DRIEST       1   DRY
NOVEMBER      SNOW         26.9      1940      18.5      SNOWIEST     1   WET
NOVEMBER      SNOW         T         2009      -8.4      DRIEST       1   DRY

WIND          MPH            ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTHLY       AVERAGE         9.1       12.1      -3.0
PEAK GUST     44 MPH NORTHWEST NOV-21-2017
FASTEST 2-MIN 37 MPH NORTHWEST NOV-21-2017

SUNSHINE      (POSSIBLE)
1 MONTH         MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
NOVEMBER            0         -71       0.0       -1.2       0       -17

SUNSHINE      (POSSIBLE)
3 MONTH         MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
SON                 0         -260      0.0       -4.3       0       -61

SUNSHINE      (POSSIBLE)
11 MONTH        MIN-GAIN    MIN-LOSS HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS  PCT-GAIN PCT-LOSS
JAN-NOV            417        -404      7.0       -6.7       98      -95

WEATHER        NCEI       ACTUAL
TYPE          NORMAL      COUNT
1=FOG/MIST                 13
2=FOG DENSE    1           4
3=THUNDER      1           0
4=IP/SLEET                 0
5=HAIL                     0
6=FRZ RAIN                 0
7=BLWG DUST                0
8=HAZE/SMK                 1
9=BLWG SNW                 0

TEMP              NCEI       COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MAXIMUM          NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 0                           0         0         0     NORMAL
<=32                9          7         7         -2    COOLER
>=50                           2         7         -5    COOLER
>=60                           0         2         -2    COOLER
>=70                           0         0         0     COOLER
>=80                           0         0         0     NORMAL
>=90                0          0         0         0     NORMAL

TEMP              NCEI       COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MINIMUM          NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= -20                         0         0         0     NORMAL
<= -10                         0         0         0     NORMAL
<= 0                2          0         1         -2    WARMER
<= 10                          3         4         -1    WARMER
<= 20                          13        12        1     COOLER
<= 32              26          28        25        3     COOLER
>= 50                          0         0         0     NORMAL
>= 60                          0         0         0     NORMAL
>= 70                          0         0         0     NORMAL

PRECIP            NCEI       COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A      NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                       5         5         0     NORMAL
>= 0.01            7.8         5         7         -3    DRIER
>= 0.10            3.6         8         3         4     WETTER
>= 0.25                        2         2         0     WETTER
>= 0.50            0.8         2         1         1     WETTER
>= 1.00            0.1         0         0         0     DRIER

SNOW              NCEI       COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A      NORMAL      ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                       6         4         2     SNOWIER
>= 0.1             5.0         4         5         -1    DRIER
>= 1.0             2.2         2         2         0     DRIER
>= 1.5                         1         1         0     NORMAL
>= 2.0                         1         1         0     NORMAL
>= 3.0                         1         1         0     NORMAL

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH       DATA         SEPTEMBER OCTOBER   NOVEMBER  (SON)
SON           2017         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART               RANK
SON-17        MAX          56.6      55.3      1.3       WARMER     NEAR  NORM
SON-17        MIN          36.5      34.5      2.0       WARMER      36   WARM
SON-17        MEAN         46.5      44.9      1.6       WARMER      43   WARM
SON-17        HDD          1726      1867      -141      WARMER      52   WARM
SON-17        CDD          71        35        36        WARMER      56   COLD
SON-17        PRECIP       8.83      7.33      1.50      WETTER      23   WET
SON-17        SNW          7.1       9.2       -2.1      DRIER      NEAR  NORM

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME       SON          EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                RANK
SEP-OCT-NOV   MAX          62.6      1963      7.3       WARMEST      1   WARM
SEP-OCT-NOV   MAX          47.2      1896      -8.1      COLDEST      1   COLD
SEP-OCT-NOV   MIN          41.3      1931      6.8       WARMEST      1   WARM
SEP-OCT-NOV   MIN          27.3      1976      -7.2      COLDEST      1   COLD
SEP-OCT-NOV   MEAN         51.3      1963      6.4       WARMEST      1   WARM
SEP-OCT-NOV   MEAN         37.9      1896      -7.0      COLDEST      1   COLD
SEP-OCT-NOV   HDD          1259      1963      -608      WARMEST      1   WARM
SEP-OCT-NOV   HDD          2454      1896      587       COLDEST      1   COLD
SEP-OCT-NOV   CDD          204       1908      169       WARMEST      1   WARM
SEP-OCT-NOV   CDD          5         1924      -30       COLDEST      1   COLD
SEP-OCT-NOV   PRECIP       13.47     1926      6.14      WETTEST      1   WET
SEP-OCT-NOV   PRECIP       0.61      1952      -6.72     DRIEST       1   DRY
SEP-OCT-NOV   SNW          26.9      1940      17.7      SNOWIEST     1   WET
SEP-OCT-NOV   SNW          0.0       1928      -9.2      DRIEST       1   DRY

11 MONTH      DATA         JANUARY   THROUGH   NOVEMBER
JAN-NOV       2017         ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART               RANK
JAN-NOV-17    MAX          57.3      56.1      1.2       WARMER      28   WARM
JAN-NOV-17    MIN          36.6      34.3      2.3       WARMER     NEAR  NORM
JAN-NOV-17    MEAN         47.0      45.2      1.8       WARMER      15   WARM
JAN-NOV-17    HDD-ANN      6255      7012      -757      WARMER       7   WARM
JUL-NOV-17    HDD-SEA      1766      1925      -159      WARMER      46   WARM
JAN-NOV-17    CDD          361       1908      -103      COOLER      22   COLD
JAN-NOV-17    PRECIP       29.76     26.91     2.85      WETTER      38   WET
JAN-NOV-17    SNOW-ANN     22.9      36.3      -13.4     DRIER       31   DRY
JUL-NOV-17    SNOW-SEA     7.1       9.2       -2.1      DRIER      NEAR  NORM

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES      JAN-NOV      EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                RANK
JAN-NOV       MAX          61.1      2012      5.0       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-NOV       MAX          51.3      1979      -4.8      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-NOV       MIN          39.4      1931      5.1       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-NOV       MIN          29.4      1950      -4.9      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-NOV       MEAN         49.8      1931      4.6       WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-NOV       MEAN         40.6      1979      -4.6      COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-NOV       HDD-ANN      5741      2012      -1271     WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-NOV       HDD-ANN      8317      1979      1305      COLDEST      1   COLD
JUL-NOV       HDD-SEA      1295      1963      -630      WARMEST      1   WARM
JUL-NOV       HDD-SEA      2540      1896      615       COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-NOV       CDD          0         2037      -1908     WARMEST      1   WARM
JAN-NOV       CDD          0         1894      -1908     COLDEST      1   COLD
JAN-NOV       PRECIP       40.73     1897      13.82     WETTEST      1   WET
JAN-NOV       PRECIP       14.40     1910      -12.51    DRIEST       1   DRY
JAN-NOV       SNOW-ANN     80.0      1965      43.7      SNOWIEST     1   WET
JAN-NOV       SNOW-ANN     4.0       1902      -32.3     DRIEST       1   DRY
JUL-NOV       SNOW-SEA     26.9      1940      17.7      SNOWIEST     1   WET
JUL-NOV       SNOW-SEA     0         1928      -9.2      DRIEST       1   DRY

NEW DAILY        EXTREME
WARM MAX            2
COLD MAX            0
COLD MIN            0
WARM MIN            0
PRECIP              0
SNOW                1

NEW DAILY     RECORD       EXTREME     LISTING           PREVIOUS
TYPE          NEW/TIE      /AMOUNT       /DATE YEAR      SET/TIE     OLD  YEAR
SNOW          NEW->           4.0        NOV-03-2017     OLD->       3.0  2003      1945
WARM MAX      NEW->           57.0       NOV-24-2017     OLD->       56   1990
WARM MAX      TIE->            58        NOV-27-2017     TIES->      58   1998

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CARLYON



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